In a broad daylight dacoity, five armed assailants decamped with Rs three lakh cash and 30.9 kg of gold worth Rs 9.3 crore, from a private finance company, keeping several persons hostage in Nagpur, police said today.
The supporters of separate Vidarbha led by its strong protagonist, former Maharashtra Advocate General Shreehari Aney, today hoisted a 'Vidarbha flag' and said they would intensify their movement for statehood to the region.
Nagpur police which came under sharp criticism in the past for rising crime scenario, has invoked stringent provisions of Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against as many as 23 criminals in the past three days.
Around 140 inmates of the Central Prison in Nagpur have been given State Bank of India (SBI) ATM cards for use inside the premises, with plans to extend the service to all 800 prisoners of the facility.
No police officer transferred to Nagpur, the hometown of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, is willing to work there and this was one of the reasons for existing vacancies in the department, Nagpur police chief Shardaprasad Yadav today said.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday December 26, 2015, Nagpur
Three men from Hyderabad who were allegedly planning to join terror group ISIS were arrested at the Nagpur international airport early this morning while they were about to board a Srinagar-bound flight.
At a time when the BJP government is considering to make Maharashtra toll free, its ally Shiv Sena that controls the MSRDC department, is planning to set up toll plazas on the proposed six-lane Mumbai-Nagpur expressway.